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Is there Ghusal and Janaazah Salaah for a stillborn child and does a it have to be given a name? 

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Q. What is the procedure of burying a still born child? Is Ghusal and Janaazah Salaah necessary for a still born child? Should it be given a name?


A. A still born child should be washed, enshrouded in a piece of cloth and buried. There is no Janaazah Salaah for a still born child. A still born child should also be given a name. (Ahsanul Fataawa 4/216)

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